Escalating GBV cases troubling—BCP

Daisy Bathusi
Daisy Bathusi

The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) said it is concerned with the escalating cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV), many with fatal consequences.

BCP Secretary for Labour and gender expert, Daisy Bathusi said just in one week, seven people, including one man, fell victim to the so-called passion killings.

“This is shocking, especially since research has demonstrated that for every single case of GBV reported, there are five more out there unreported. This alarming state of affairs calls to question the effectiveness of all intervention strategies that have been deployed to combat this menace,” Bathusi told The Monitor on Sunday.

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